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Kabale University Loses Case Against Employees

Two officials that were last year demoted at Kabale University have won a case they filed challenging the termination of their contracts.

Kennedy Rwaboona Misindo, viagra order formerly working as the university secretary and William Kururagire the former director of finance defeated the university at the Kabale High Court yesterday.

The duo sued the university administration over their appointment to serve in junior positions while they had contracts in senior positions running up to July 2017.

On 26th September, order 2016 the Kabale university council chairman Manzi Tumubweine issued appointment letters to Rwaboona as deputy dean of students and William Kururagire as the university bursar, what is ed which they considered demotion from university secretary and director of finance respectively.

In his ruling on Thursday, High Court’s Justice Moses Kawumi Kazibwe concluded that the termination of the contracts was in breach of the Employment Act and the Kabale University human resource manual.

He added that the posting of the applicants to lower positions was unfair, irregular and illegal as the two were denied a fair hearing by Kabale university appointments board, contrary to the dictates of the rules of natural justice, the Employment Act and the human resource manual.

The judge made an order for reinstatement to the duo, quashing their appointment to the lower positions.

He further declared that the applicants are entitled to their due benefits under the employment contacts scheduled to expire on the 31st July 2017.

Speaking to our reporter after the ruling, Rwaboona said: “…justice has been done and I hope some people will learn from it.”

 “We are ready to go back to our offices as ordered by court; but if the university administration is not ready for that they are to pay us in accordance with the contract.”

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